Thursday, 18 October 2007

Shipping survey to draw investors to Lake Victoria

From Business Daily, Nairobi, KENYA
Written by Maureen Ongwae

A Swedish company, Marin Matteknik, has launched a Sh100m survey of Lake Victoria that will guide the establishment of shipping services across the water mass that connects the three East African countries.

Lack of a comprehensive survey of the water body has in the past been blamed for the high rate of canoe accidents in the water body, as rocky points, areas with turbulent currents and hyacinth infested zones are not clearly marked.

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